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Aug 10, 2013 4:00am EDT
more than half a century. a south texas beauty queen sexually assaulted, killed shortly after going to confession. suspicion turned to the priest but nothing stuck. police, though, they never gave up. so, now, 53 years later, evidence points only to the man who heard irene garza's final confession, the man they still suspect took her life. cnn's gary tuchman has the remarkable story. >> she had beautiful, shiny hair. she had this natural effervescence. >> she had the most musical type voice. >> she had a way with children, and she smelled like flowers. >> reporter: in 1960, irene garza was raped and murdered in mcallen, texas. >> one thing i remember is just screams. >> there was a suspect. who do you believe killed irene garza? >> father john bernard feit. >> father john feit. back then, a catholic priest. >> no evidence in this case right now points us in any other direction. >> so why is he still a free man? by all accounts, irene garza was a remarkable young woman. >> she kind of broke the mold. >> irene's younger cousin, noemi sigler. >> at that time, hispanics stayed on one side
CNN
Aug 25, 2013 9:00am EDT
candy crowley and this is state of the union. >>> today a texas lightning rod. >> if we see a grass roots tsunami, that is going to be cause republicans and democrats to listen to the people. senator ted cruz on why he hopes the wave that carried him into the senate is still strong enough to wash away obamacare. and jim demint and former governor howard dean. >> i think we're going to have another constitutional crisis in terms of the presidency. >>> plus the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. we start with breaking news out of syria this morning. the syrian government has reached an agreement with the united nations to allow inspectors full access to any site of any purported chemical weapons attack. syria's deputy foreign minister says -- the pentagon has prepositioned four warships with armed cruise missiles pore the region. chris, this is big news, this is why obviously inspectors got there, they want to get to the bottom of what really happened. think they can now? >> it is possible, we know that secretary of state john kerry was speaking with his counterpart the fore
CNN
Aug 20, 2013 8:00pm EDT
routine immunizations. her mother took her to the clinic in texas but what happened next is anything but routine because janene jones was the nurse on duty. chelsea's mom remembers what happened next, all hell broke loose. >> she gave her her first shot in her left thigh, and she immediately started gasping for air, turned around and gave her another one and she immediately went limp and quit breathing. >> reporter: in the chaos of rushing chelsea from the clinic to the hospital, janene jones somehow slipped into the ambulance and glaave the little girl a third shot. she learned she injected the little girl with something with muscle relax asian and short-term paraalice. later she was convicted and sentenced to 99 years in prison for killing chelsea. plus 60 years for injuring another child who had survived. to this day, she still says she did nothing wrong. >> ms. jones, do you have any reaction at all? anything to say? >> reporter: for chelsea's parents, the verdict was bittersweet. their daughter was gone but it killer would spend the rest of her live behind bars, at leas
CNN
Aug 18, 2013 3:00pm EDT
happened this week in texas. are you freaked-out? not only that but your home could be hacked into if you're not careful. >> imagine your 2-year-old daughter sleeping and and outsider watching her through the baby monitor. that's what happened to a family in texas this weekend. they discovered the problem when they heard a man yelling at their toddler reading her name off their bedroom wall. >> he said wake-up alison you little [ bleep ] >> the gilberts said their device was hacked. >> it felt like someone broke into our house. >> someone did. as automation becomes more popular there are more and more ways to hack your house and many more devices vulnerable. >> i can tell the light please unlock the door. >> that's a hacker literally unlocking your door. the smart device is connected to a device that allows you to control the appliances from your home. daniel crowley found a flaw in that device. >> i run code and compromise it, set up a back door or i can control any device hooked up to it. >> in a world full of these teaches of devices that let you do everything from flush your to
CNN
Aug 12, 2013 5:00pm EDT
potential contenders like texas republican senator ted cruz. one of the headliners over the weekend at the family leadership sum it in iowa. a key stop on these presidential proving grounds. >> we need to abolish the irs. >> reporter: cruz even took a swipe at a possible rival. >> vice president joe biden -- [ laughter ] yeah, the nice thing is you don't even need a punch line. >> reporter: speaking of the vice president, an aide confirmed he'll be the speaker at a state fry hosted by senator tom hearken next month. a stage he shared with then senators barack obama and hillary clinton six years ago. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: while an aide says biden is only make up for missing last year's gathering, it's a sign he's keeping the door open for 2016, with pundits endlessly reading into hillary clinton's paid appearances. her upcoming appearance with terry, not to mention her lunch with the president. >> keep in mind, she's been there before. she doesn't have to measure them. >> reporter: but former advisers to clinton insist the chatter is way too early. >> oh, i think that hillary
CNN
Aug 23, 2013 5:00pm EDT
fort hood shooting massacre guilty. we'll go live to fort hood, texas. >> plus, president obama's first comments on reports of terrifying chemical gas attacks in syria in an exclusive interview with cnn. details and chris cuomo about the horrific new images shocking the world. >> and the country's most dangerous job revealed. it has a death rate topping any other american profession. the details of a surprising new report just ahead. wolf blitzer is off. i'm jessica yellin, you're in "the situation room." >>> we begin now with breaking news out of fort hood, texas where a military jury has found army psychiatrist major nidal hasan guilty on 13 counts of murder and 32 counts of attempted murder in the november 2009 shooting rampage. the conviction makes him eligible for the death penalty. and cnn is in fort hood, texas. ed, you have been following this closely. what is next in all of this for nidal? >> well, you know, jessica, the verdict hardly has been a surprise given hasan's first word in the trial were that "clearly this evidence was going to show i was the shooter." the guilty verd
CNN
Aug 21, 2013 4:00am EDT
punishment" tonight, a convicted baby killer will soon walk free in texas, even though she's serving a 99 year sentence, and is suspected of murdering dozens of other children. genene jones is a former pediatric nurse who parents trusted to care for her children. instead, she allegedly targeted them. now she has a legal way out of prison and law enforcement has only way of keeping her inside, by finding another victim whose life was cut short like chelsea mcclellan's. here's randi kaye. >> reporter: back in 1982, chelsea mcclellan, just 15 months old, needed immunizations. it was routine stuff. chelsea's mother petty took her to the local clinic in texas. but what happened next was anything but routine. that's because genene jones was the nurse on duty at the clinic. chelsea's home remembers what happened next when all hell broke loose. >> she gave her her first shot in her left thigh, and she immediately started gasping for air. turned around and gave her another one, and she immediately just went limp and quit breathing. >> reporter: in the chaos of rushing chelsea from the
CNN
Aug 12, 2013 7:00am EDT
. >> thank you for that very fetching nightgown. >>> coming up next on "new day" an update on the texas teen. we have been following this case very carefully. he spent months in jail for allegedly posting a terrorist threat on facebook. he says it was a joke. today he's going to try to get the charge against him dropped. a critical day for this boy's case can. >>> then we have an oldie but a goodie. see nick beef down there, it's a mystery that stumped conspiracy theorists for years whochls wanted a burial plot next to jfk assassin lee harvey oswald. you're going to meet the man known as nick beef. straight ahead. at a dry cleaner, we replaced people with a machine. what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. "stubborn love" by the lumineers did you i did. email? so what did you think of the house? did you see the school ratings? oh, you're right. hey babe, i got to go. bye daddy! have a good day at school, ok? ...but what about when my parents
CNN
Aug 22, 2013 4:00am EDT
texas. better residual value than ford and chevy. it's the fastest-growing truck brand in america. guts. glory. ram. >>> allegations tonight from syria that the regime fired rockets carrying chemical weapons killing and injuring hundreds of people. including many children. the regime calls the allegations baseless. i want to warn you video you'll see throughout the segment may be difficult for some to watch. if you need to turn away, now is the time to do it. i urge you to listen and hear the story and hear the reality of what's happening in syria. the videos were posted online by the opposition that claimed more than 1300 people were killed in the attack. as always, reporting on syria's civil war, more than 100,000 dead according at the un. cnn can't verify the videos. arwa damon spent a lot of time on the ground in syria for us and tonight reports from beirut. arwa, the images coming out of syria from this attack are just sickening. what is the latest you're hearing about it? >> reporter: they are really hard to look at. one leading opposition member put the death toll as high a
CNN
Aug 22, 2013 5:00pm EDT
texas is offering $10,000 degrees. more and more people are learning online and making those kind of choices that work for them. >> will you talk to your friends on capitol hill and talk about that increase at community colleges because we do need that increased investment, absolutely. but i do think we also need innovation and competition in the higher education market. i think that's what the point of the president's speech was today. this is a market that's not working. the costs are too high. the value is not there. we need to increase the value and increase the transparency. >> let me give you an example. >> the president today at one of his big new plans, big new ideas, is financial literacy for college students. did you know there are already 56 financial programs for financial literacy? how many times do taxpayers need to pay for the same thing over and over again? >> i think you're making a slightly different point here besides what college students need. college students need to know when they're signing on the dotted line what kind of debt they're getting. that's ensuring
CNN
Aug 8, 2013 9:00am EDT
driver of the bus survived. >>> now, to texas where a suspect is now in custody after a shooting spree left four people dead and four others wounded. authorities say the shooting began at the dallas home of the suspect's ex-girlfriend. but he left when he discovered she was not there. he then went to a second home in desoto where he found her, used an explosive device and fired additional shots. police arrested the suspect when he ran out of ammunition. >>> outrage in new york after vandals deface a statue of jackie robinson and his teammate reece. police say a swastika and a racial slur were found scrambled across the statue on wednesday. now "new york daily news" offering a reward for the person or persons responsible. >>> and in sports -- ouch. home fans hated when fans were visiting team come to cheer in their ballpark. so, cleveland indian fans had this response to detroit tigers' fans trying to rally their guys. detroit's bankrupt. bankrupt. well, looks like sports fans can take a page from the business section. not very nice, though. >>> army major nidal hassan gunned down dozen
CNN
Aug 9, 2013 4:00am EDT
that in montgomery county, texas, near houston, 18 years ago, we have a booking photo of him when he was 22 years old. he was basically charged with, and then convicted of fleeing from a police officer. what's interesting about this, at one point they said he was going down a rural or dirt road somewhere around 60 or 70 miles per hour. this lends credence to the fear that he's using rural roads to get himself in and around northern california, oregon, nevada or washington. there's an amber alert issued for all four of those states. >> thank you. of all the things that makes this story so troubling is the notion that the fugitive was once a friend and someone so close, someone so trusted could become the kind of monster that james dimaggio allegedly has become. brett anderson spoke about it earlier today with chris cuomo. >> explain the relationship between your family, your kids, their mother and mr. dimaggio. >> mr. dimaggio came into our lives about six months before hannah was born. he and i had a very close relationship over the years, and we've done many, many things througho
CNN
Aug 12, 2013 11:00am EDT
ways to do this. there's some states, texas, for instance, kentucky, that have decided to move people to drug court or to use gps ankle bracelets for instance or nonviolent offenders, and that's a way to save money and also to sort of get past this air [ male announcer ] this is kevin. to prove to you that aleve is the better choice for him, he's agreed to give it up. that's today? [ male announcer ] we'll be with him all day as he goes back to taking tylenol. i was okay, but after lunch my knee started to hurt again. and now i've got to take more pills. ♪ yup. another pill stop. can i get my aleve back yet? ♪ for my pain, i want my aleve. ♪ [ male announcer ] look for the easy-open red arthritis cap. . . . mine was earned in djibouti, africa. 2004. vietnam in 1972. [ all ] fort benning, georgia in 1999. [ male announcer ] usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection and because usaa's commitment to serve military members, veterans, and their families is without equal. begin your legacy, get an auto insu
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Aug 23, 2013 12:00pm EDT
in ft. hood texas. he's the arm psychiatrist charged with killing 13 people, wounding 32 others at ft. hood in 2009. prosecutors say he targeted soldiers deployed to afghanistan because he had what he called a jihad duty to kill as many of them as possible. he admitted to the shooting but under military law defendants are not allowed to plead guilty in military cases. ♪ >>> you may remember this video. it's of the russian punk band "pussy riot." they performed a song critical of vladmir putin last year. now the lawyers for two band members are asking for them to serve their remaining time in community service. the women are due to be released next march. >>> to china which is riveted by the high profile trial of a disgraced politician. he faces charges of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power. this is man part of the communist party royalty who some thought would become president. a lot of twists and turns. his wife was convicted of murdering a british businessman and that might have sealed his fate. she testified in a video about complex tax shelters and murky real estate deals
CNN
Aug 17, 2013 6:00am EDT
probably wish we stopped at four. number five, it's going to be a very wet weekend from the texas gulf coast all the way to indiana. let's bring in jennifer delgado. >> you're right. let's start off this morning. and a good morning to you if you're in atlanta you're waking up to cloudy skies as well as some rain an drizzle out there. you're looking at centennial park. guys, you see the windshield wiper out there doing its job. unfortunately, we'll need more than that. six inches of rainfall on the gulf coast. >>> martin, it's been almost three months since that monster tornado just tore through moore, oklahoma. that killed 27 people, seven kids in an elementary school. and it triggered emotional reunions for survivors and their parents. >> this week, students across that area returned to their classrooms. and many of them obviously anxious about how school might be different after the tornado. our nick valencia was there. >> reporter: there are a lot of emotions when it's time to go back to school. especially when part of that school isn't there anymore. >> look at that. that's destroy
CNN
Aug 12, 2013 1:00pm EDT
with texas and kentucky. evan you first reported this story last week. what is holder trying to accomplish here? what are some of his goals? >> one of the issues of the attorney general is he's leaving office in the next couple of months. one of the things he's focused on and president obama in the second term is trying to do something for their own legacy that people would remember them for. in the case of eric holder he doesn't want to be remembered for fast and furious and some of the other con trtroversiecontro. this is way to do something. there's been a lot of movement towards, we've gone through several years of more than reduction of crimes in the cities. i think they feel like the moment is right. right now you have members of congress on the republican party who have decided this is a good way for them to save money. it's probably a very good moment. as good a moment as any for them to pursue something like this. >> we spent $80 billion last year on our prison system and our prisons are operating at 40% over capacity. something needs to be done. thank you so much for y
CNN
Aug 8, 2013 6:00am EDT
wasn't there, police say the suspect then traveled to nearby desew toe, texas, opened fire in a house where she was staying, one person in the home died. the gunman ran out of ammunition. police took him into custody. police sources say children were in one of those houses. >>> a closed door hearing today to determine the next steps in the court-marti marshal of majol hasan. >>> an update on the murder case against former new england patriot aaron hernandez. search in a lake in bristol, connecticut, failed to bring up a key piece of evidence, a gun used to kill oden lloyd. >>> swastikas and shocking anti-semitic slurs found on a statue of baseball greats jackie reason join and pee-wee reese in brooklyn. $10,000 reward is offered to find those responsible. the graffiti would not come off so instead they covered the base with a black tarp. >>> r&b superstar usher's wife wanted custody of the two children after one of them nearly drowned. tamika foster blames the singer's absence for her son's near death accident. she says usher is gone 85% of the time. for his part usher has not c
CNN
Aug 19, 2013 9:00pm EDT
. he traveled with his son to texas for the evaluation. no other information was released. in 2010 he suffered a mild stroke and his speech and motor skills were not affected. easy elected as delaware's attorney general in 2006. >>> wildfires burning tonight in the west. more than 100,000 acres have been scorched in the fire. it's been called a beast. idaho's beaver creek fire. homes such as arnold schwarzenegger and tom hanks. >> reporter: piers, it was a pretty good day. it's below 10% and there's a lot of stake. the homes are astronomical. there are many multimillion dollar homes in this area. it's so bad that insurance companies have hired private firefighters to come in and protect people's homes because they have so much on the line. firefighters got a little bit of help from mother nature. they are hoping tonight and tomorrow will give them the upper hand. >> we'll stay on top of that as well. ted rowlands, thanks for that update. >>> in michigan, a girl versus bear. 12-year-old abby weatherell was jogging last week when she was attacked not once but twice by a huge black be
CNN
Aug 11, 2013 6:00pm EDT
picture. this is when he was visiting a school in texas earlier this year doing a good deed. but looks, well, let's just say, comatose sitting there. and his fellow golfers were so amused by this, they started calling it dufnering. they put up their own photos on twitter or facebook imitating jason dufner doing this. and they are all rooting for him to dufner with the trophy today. i know you've been working on your dufnering since we talked about this yesterday. we got to cross our fingers and hope if jason dufner win, he does a little extra dufnering today. >> once i'm on a full shot, i'll dufner it for you. maybe i'll send a picture. >> reporter: i need that. >> okay. did tiger struggle because he was 44th yesterday i think. >> reporter: yeah. he was at even par. it's frustrating for him because not only has he not won in the past five years a major, this time he wasn't even close. there were a couple majors where he felt he was in contention, had something to play for sunday. this time he said it was so frustrating because he didn't have anything to do this weekend. he is goi
CNN
Aug 9, 2013 11:00am EDT
. he's accused in the death of 19 people. >>> also in texas, a brand-new development in the request of the stand-by attorneys of an army major to actually change their role in the defense regarding the court-martial of nidal hasan at ft. hood, texas. in that court-martial, his stand-by attorneys are now asking a higher court to allow them to alter this whole shattered attorney situation and their participation in the trial given that he's defending himself and i think it's fair to say he's not doing a very good job of it suggesting he's the shooter right off the bat. but if granted, it would override the rejection of their request just yesterday, kind of like a big appeal. as you probably already know, hasan is acting as his own attorney and acting very strangely. he's accused of 13 murders, killing 13 people at ft. hood, texas, four years ago. what it's like when you have a client defending himself and you have to sit there and watch it, defense attorney chris hadad who was in a notorious murder trial in 2007. first of all, it's great to have you. you're a perfect guest to weigh in
CNN
Aug 7, 2013 8:00pm EDT
past, he has a misdemeanor conviction for fleeing a police officer, that's back in texas in 1995. so yes, they are extremely worried about him. right now he would be considered a flight risk, even if he were arrested so therefore when they issued a warrant today for his arrest for the murder of the mother, they made sure attached to that would be a 1 million dollar bond should he be taken into custody. they levelled one charge at him, the homicide but likely to follow, a second homicide charge, possibly kidnapping charges and arson charge and a cruelty to animals charge because anderson, also burned in the fire was a dog. so a whole host of charges against this man who they consider to be very dangerous. >> as i said, the remains found in the house were consistent or other remains were consistent with those of an 8-year-old child. do we know much about the relationship between this man and the family? i mean, i understand he was kind of life-long friends of -- or at least acquaintances of the family? >> no, it is friends, around soren. very strong relationship, possibly even best fri
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Aug 8, 2013 4:00am EDT
fleeing a police officer in texas in 1995. yes, they are extremely worried about him. he is a colossal flight risk, even if he was arrested. they issued a warrant today for the murder of his mother. attached to that, a $1 million bond should he be taken into custody. they just leveled one charge, likely to follow, a second homicide charge, kidnapping charges, arson and cruelty to animal charge because also burned in the fire was a dog. they consider him to be very dangerous. >> the remains found in the house were consistent with an 8-year-old child. do we know much about the relationship between this man and the family? i understand he was kind of lifelong friends of or at least acquaintances of the family. >> it is friends, anderson. very strong relationship. possibly best friends. mr. dimaggio and the father knew each other more than 20 years. he knew the children since their births. in fact, the relationship was so close, they called him uncle. an extremely close relationship. what is alleged here right now is absolutely the ultimate betrayal. >> thank you again, the breaki
CNN
Aug 9, 2013 5:00pm EDT
care? >> reporter: some are absolutely. i spoke with ted cruz, the republican senator for texas. he said before leaving for recess that he believes if th is the most critical, fundamental time for republicans to make good on their promise to appeal obama care by making this threat that the government is going to run out of money by the end of september and they're not going to vote on funding it unless obama care is defunded. and he's taunting fellow republicans saying they're scared, that's why they may not go his way. but they really are split. he's spending all of august with petitions and trying to push republican leaders to go forward on the strategy. but even the most fiscally conservative republicans are saying for many reasons this is not the best way to go. if you take obama care out of this, there are still questions about how republicans and the white house will come together on a plan to keep the government run persian gulf they have to come up with spending measures and balance that with tax hikes if there are going to be any. that is something we've seen the white hous
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Aug 17, 2013 6:00pm EDT
-in-class 25 mpg. ♪ north american truck of the year. ♪ the truck of texas. better residual value than ford and chevy. it's the fastest-growing truck brand in america. guts. glory. ram. glass on floors. daily chores. for the little mishaps you feel use neosporin to help you heal. it kills germs so you heal four days faster. neosporin. use with band-aid brand bandages. saving time by booking an appointment online, even smarter. online scheduling. available now at meineke.com. >>> kidnapping survivor hannah anderson is trying to be strong, still healing exactly one week after fbi agents rescued her and killed her captor, a long-time family friend. bizarre new details are emerging about the case and suspect james dimaggio. records show hannah and dimaggio called each other 13 times before he allegedly killed hannah's mother and brother and then kidnapped hannah. san diego authorities told the los angeles times that hannah is a victim and was, quote, not a willing participant. also, authorities seized letters from hannah from dimaggio's home along with a handcuff box, dna swab kit, us
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Aug 23, 2013 12:00am EDT
emerging as winners of the summer? >> wendy davis, who was the woman who did the filibuster in texas. >> yeah. >> basically she lost in the end, but by losing she won, because it's -- not since really -- you really get to see that kind of jimmy stewart, you know, mr. smith goes to washington moment. >> i'm with you on that. who else? >> that's astonishing, isn't it? somebody mixes together the heaviest breakfast food with the world's other heaviest breakfast food. how does it take so long to figure it out? >> what about the royal baby, are you a big fan? was the royal baby a winner? >> the royal baby is a winner in the sense the royal baby got more focus from the american people than anything else in the last year. they were more focused on this baby, for reasons that escape me. i think the baby in tend is the loser, because i really wouldn't want to be part of the royal family. that's got to be an exhausting thing. you have to stand up straight all the time. it's ridiculous. >> let's go quick think through your three losers of the summer. >> weiner, filner and the american people. w
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Aug 10, 2013 3:00am EDT
try to make a run into the wilderness. we know also in his past he had that misdemeanor back in texas for avoiding a police officer and heading down a dirt road at 70 miles per hour. there were a lot of signs he thought this out and calculated just where he would make his run. >> oliver camden on the scene for us, thank you very much. joining us now, christine anderson's sister, the aunt of the two children. we're so sorry what happened today, andrea. the news today that your niece appeared to be in good health. what's your reaction to that? >> it makes me happy. i'm hoping they find them. >> we all are hoping that. obviously it's a tough, tough situation. the sheriff today did say that your niece didn't seem to be held against her will. i don't know if we can read too much into that. but what do you make of that? >> there could be all different scenarios behind that. you know, i don't have much to say on it, but she's being held. >> some friends of hannah's are saying that dimaggio had a crush on her. he's 40, she's 16 years old. she was uncomfortable with that. does that come as a s
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Aug 22, 2013 7:00pm EDT
officials say there's no way to fill it and only mother nature can stabilize it. the mining company texas brine is working to mitigate the problem which you includes natural gas bubbling up. about 150 homes in the area have been evacuated. one resident told our ed lavandera, he thinks all the property around there will be worthless. >> reporter: are you worried about what it means long term? >> yes, yes. [ inaudible ] i'm retired, that's all i got coming in. >> reporter: while louisiana folks are dealing withes massive man made sinkholes natural sinkholes continue opening up in florida this time in ocala, north of orlando, people living around a five-acre lake say they watched it disappear in the matter of a few hours. while it seems there's been an increase in sinkholes lately in florida, experts say there's no scientific evidence to prove it. for "outfront," john zarella, cnn, miami. >> that video just absolutely incredible. >>> and now, "money and power" tonight. trading hall -- trading on the nasdaq was halted for three hours this afternoon. it was a technical glitch that they blamed,
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Aug 11, 2013 11:00am EDT
. he's working on a space company in texas. so he's a very eclectic guy, a quirky entrepreneur with a range of interests. >> jenna, i wonder what's going to be harder, a space project or making "the washington post" profitable. >> well, i don't know. i think "the washington post" needs to move much more quickly than once in the millennium, which is what that clock is doing. i talked to a number of reporters and i have friends who took the buyout at "the washington post" and students that are there and people like paul farhi. people are excited by the idea of bezos. he must figure this is not a philanthropic enterprise but how do you make customer service work and do the investigation into the walter reed hospital that took months to do. how do you combine those two? we don't really know what he's going to do. >> customer service are the key words perhaps. jenna, you have written about this as well. that customer service is the guiding philosophy of amazon, making it wonderful for users. >> right. jeff bezos has proved over and over again he's not someone who listens to wall street. he
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Aug 17, 2013 3:00pm EDT
austin, texas, next week. head lining funnier guys in curiosity festival playing in 15 cities around the country. this tour also includes a host of popular comedians but to many people this is the biggest project that chappelle has been involved with since he walked away from his hit comedy central show and a $50 million salary back in 2005. he just said he was burned out at the time. this tour has chappelle fans hoping that he's ready to do more high-profile projects, because he's basically just been making appearances at comedy clubs since his show went off the air. by the way, if you're wondering, according to the people that have seen him perform recently, he's still got it. fred, back to you. >> still funny. all right. good job. thanks so much. >>> let's go to hayward, california, now, where they a little demolition this morning. that was the cal state east kamps building. workers brought the building down because it was built too close a fault line and considered vulnerable to earthquakes. not to be outdone, demolition experts in dayton, ohio, brought down a 12 story building sandw
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Aug 11, 2013 6:00am EDT
resumes tomorrow at ft. hood, texas. hasan has admitted gunning down 13 people in a shooting rampage at the army post. he is representing himself. his standby attorneys want off the case. they say hasan is trying to get the death penalty. the judge refused to let the attorneys walk, but they are appealing her ruling. >>> we were just talking about this. arizona is going head to head with washington again. this time it's over federal money to help people recover from that devastating fire earlier this summer. some people feel as though the obama administration is breaking its promise, and cnn's rene marsh has more for us. >> reporter: the yarnell hill fire captured national attention when 19 firefighters died. >> we are heartbroken about what happened. >> reporter: the fire destroyed more than 100 homes and burned more than 8,000 acres. president obama pledged support and so did vice president biden, although they weren't specific. >> we also owe your families. >> reporter: but now that fema has denied arizona's request for federal money to rebuild, governor jan brewer says arizonans are
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Aug 18, 2013 6:00am EDT
. senator ted cruz of texas will join him at the second event in dallas. >> we have an opportunity right now between now and september 30th to defund obama care. >> later in the week, cruz will keynote a republican dinner in new hampshire, the state that kicks off the presidential primary process, sparking more speculation he may run for the white house. and vice president joe biden's also in the 2016 spotlight, as he's the main attraction at a fund-raiser this week for new hampshire's democratic governor. brianna, martin? >> i like the way he sort of pauses with my name. paul steinhauser in washington. thanks very much. >>> so, the high roller with the biggest yacht just got, shall we say, served. >> yep. there's a new massive yacht out on the waters, if you're tracking that on your radar. wait until you see this thing and find out who owns it. >>> and scotland yard is assessing a new theory into the deaths of princess diana and dodi al fayed. i'm erin mclaughlin reporting live from london. "new day" tells on that when "new day sunday" returns. righ is being streamed. a quarter mi
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Aug 21, 2013 9:00am EDT
words, ted cruz. >>> i was born in 1970 in calvary, canada. i grew up in texas. >> citizenship, obama care, and being hooked on subsidies. his words, not mine. "newsroom" is back after a break. [ male announcer ] this is brad. his day of coaching begins with knee pain, when... [ man ] hey, brad, want to trade the all-day relief of two aleve for six tylenol? what's the catch? there's no catch. you want me to give up my two aleve for six tylenol? no. for my knee pain, nothing beats my aleve. no. could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. mmmhmmm...everybody knows that. well, did you know that old macdonald was a really bad speller? your word is...cow. cow. cow. c...o...w... ...e...i...e...i...o. [buzzer] dangnabbit. geico. fifteen minutes could save you...well, you know. saving time by booking an appointment online, even smarter. online scheduling. available now at meineke.com. >>> checking our top stories at 15 minutes past the hour, a camera captures a truck driving in the median and then look at that, it fell right into a ravine near lansing, michigan. the 59-year-old d
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Aug 21, 2013 5:00pm EDT
funding for obama care. ted cruz of texas was heckled at a town hall meeting in his home state yesterday. take a listen. >> there is a new paradigm. gentlemen, thank you for sharing your views. you know, part of the first amendment is about respecting the views of others. sir -- >> cruz's supporters outnumbered his opponents and applauded his effort to defund the president's health care law even if it leads to a government shutdown. >> i have publicly committed along with a number of other senators that under no circumstances will i vote for any continuing resolution that funds even one penny of obama care. [ applause ] >> let's bring in prominent conservative commentator bill crystal. good to see you as always. thanks for being here. do you think that this crusade by cruz is destined to fail? >> i think it will not be to defund all of obama care as of september 30th. i don't think it's impossible to delay key parts of obama care and not my advice would be to start off by trying to defund it all fine, but have a plan b. i think going after the individual mandate the president h
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Aug 19, 2013 2:00pm EDT
an emergency, dial 911. well, a texas woman did exactly that and is now facing a lawsuit from the officer who responded. we will tell you why. >>> plus, the lead singer of this pop band says he was abducted, he was beaten and then dumped on the train tracks but this mystery gets more bizarre. that's next. copd makes it hard to breathe... but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now i can help make this a great block party. ♪ [ male announcer ] advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bronchodilator working together to help improve your lung function all day. advair won't replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms and should not be used more than twice a day. people with copd taking advair may have a higher chance of pneumonia. advair may increase your risk of osteoporosis and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking advair. ask your doctor if including advair could help improve your lung fun
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Aug 10, 2013 3:00pm EDT
look, don. he was doing a good thing visiting a bunch of school kids in texas but here he is just sitting on the floor with them and he looks kind of half dead there to the point that his fellow pga golfers started posting their own pictures guys all around the tour of themselves duffner-'ing and this led to thousands of people online if you google it, google duffner'ing and they're all in their red shirts duffner'ing themselves. had a little bet with your producer whether you guys and you guys in the control room would duffner by the end of the show, but i can promise you if for some reason he does win this tournament you will see monday morning pictures all around online him duffner'ing with the trophy, he does it better than anyone, he's jason duffner. >> you're setting me up, you're saying looking half dead in the control room -- >> reporter: i am. >> -- i don't want to say that about anyone, but high producer said we do that every day in the control room. >> reporter: there you go. >> i did see the pictures after i got the nice note from you to check it out, thanks, rachel ni
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Aug 21, 2013 8:00pm EDT
center in texas and is in quote great shape. biden was admitted to the world renowned cancer facility of feeling weak and disoriented on a family vacation. >>> judge judy is the highest paid, taking home $48 million a year. >> appreciate it, susan. we'll be right back. ♪ reinforced with scratch- resistant glass and a unibody made kevlar strong. okay google now. call my droid. the new droid ultra by motorola. when strength matters, droid does. to get our adt security system. and one really big reason -- the house next door. our neighbor's house was broken into. luckily, her family wasn't there, but what if this happened here? what if our girls were home? and since we can't monitor everything 24/7, we got someone who could. adt. [ male announcer ] while some companies are new to home security, adt has been helping to save lives for over 135 years. we have more monitoring centers, more of tomorrow's technology right here today, and more value. 24/7 monitoring against burglary, fire, and high levels of carbon monoxide starting at just over $1 a day. and now get adt installed fo
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Aug 18, 2013 5:00pm EDT
start to get hot for texas and adding that heat in for the midwest and the northeast, mid-atlantic and as well as new england. more rain for parts of the southeast as we talk more about the temperatures. let's end on some good news, return to summer like conditions. if you notice for chicago, above average by wednesday. we are expecting a high of 90 degrees. we should be at 82. we didn't forget about you in new york city. how about this? 86 on tuesday. 88 on wednesday. and then on thursday, 86 degrees, as well. pamela, i think we can go outside and enjoy that up there. >> i would say so. jennifer delgado, thank you so much. >>> an attorney for jerry sandusky's abuse victims said that the client settled the civil suit against the universe. sandusky was convicted last year. tom clienteles cnn that the client never would have been abused if school officials has not mishandled earlier claims of abuse including the one reported by the former assistant coach. >> my client, victim number 5, was assaulted in the shower at penn state six months later so the incident with my client could hav
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Aug 21, 2013 11:00pm EDT
procedure at md anderson medical center in texas and is in quote great shape. biden was admitted to the world renowned cancer facility after feeling weak and disoriented after a family vacation. >>> judge judy is the highest paid star on television, she takes home $47 million a year. >> appreciate it, susan. we'll be right back. [ female announcer ] what if the next big thing, isn't a thing at all? it's lots of things. all waking up. connecting to the global phenomenon we call the internet of everything. ♪ it's going to be amazing. and exciting. and maybe, most remarkably, not that far away. we're going to wake the world up. and watch, with eyes wide, as it gets to work. cisco. tomorrow starts here. >>> we ran out of time for the "ridicu-list." before we go, the memorial fund
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Aug 22, 2013 2:00am EDT
procedure at md anderson medical center in texas and is in quote great shape. biden was admitted to the world renowned cancer facility after feeling weak and disoriented after a family vacation. >>> judge judy is the highest paid star on television, she takes home $47 million a year. >> appreciate it, susan. we'll be right back. polly wants to know if we can pick her up. yeah, we can make room. yeah. [ male announcer ] ...office space. yes, we're loving this communal seating. it's great. [ male announcer ] the best thing to share? a data plan. at&t mobile share for business. one bucket of data for everyone on the plan, unlimited talk and text on smart phones. now, everyone's in the spirit of sharing. hey, can i borrow your boat this weekend? no. [ male announcer ] share more. save more. at&t mobile share for business. ♪ ♪ he's a 20-year-straight, get to work on time ♪ ♪ ♪ he's loved one woman for all his life ♪ ♪ ♪ everybody knows he ain't just tough ♪ ♪ he's strong [ male announcer ] the all-new 2014 chevy silverado. strong for all the roads ahead. >>> we ran ou
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Aug 22, 2013 9:00am EDT
to leave a texas cancer center today. he was feeling weak and disoriented on a family vacation last week. he suffered a mild stroke back in 2010. >>> disturbing images you're about to see from syria's civil war. some of you might want to look away. the pictures posted online shows dozens of bodies, many of them children. rebels say the government has unleashed chemical weapons on civilian neighborhoods. syria denies the claims, but some members of congress say it's time for the white house to take action. >> where does this stop? when does the united states with very little cost stand up for these people and stop this horrific -- you can't look at those pictures without being deeply moved. are we going to just let that go on? >> the united states and its allies are calling on the united nations to investigate. u.n. inspectors are in syria investigating previous claims but the government is blocking its access to the sites. >>> aaron hernandez may learn today if a grand jury indicted him in a murder. massachusetts authorities have already charged the 23-year-old with killing odin llo
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Aug 20, 2013 2:00pm EDT
you at the top of the hour. >>> a lot of eyes today on fo fort hood, texas. the prosecution rested against major nadal hasan. now he could take the stand in his own defense. we're going to take you to fort hood next. >>> he was behind the wheel when the limo turned into a fire trap but he will not face criminal charges for that tragedy. no criminal charges are being filed. investigators blame a mechanical failure saying there was a catastrophic failure of the rear suspension system, that caused one part of the car to start rubbing up against this other part of the car and that is the friction that stopped the fire here. i talked to brown just a couple of days after that fire and he was still reeling from what he witnessed that night. >> everything happened so fast. i just wish there could have been something done more. i don't typically know. >> what could that something have been in i'm sure you've played it back in your head so many times since saturday. what could have been done differently? what could you have done differently? >> i really don't know. if i would have known that
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Aug 21, 2013 6:00am EDT
at ft. hood, texas, base. >>> prosecutors recommended a 60-year sentence for bradley manning found guilty of the biggest leak of leaking classified documents. the military judge will announce her decision later this morning. >>> dr. sanjay gupta changed his mind about medical marijuana but will the president? this question of whether that reversal has made the president rethink his own position on legalizing weed came up in a question at tuesday's white house briefing. >> i don't think i've ever predicted this was the question you were going to ask me. [ laughter ] so i really wasn't in the potpourri category of questions for this one. i have to confess i did not see the sanjay gupta column that you're referring to so it's hard for me to comment on it at this point. >> in this column, dr. gupta, who was the president's one-time choice for surgeon general apologized for misleading the public on the effects of marijuana and also explored the subject in his cnn entitled "weed." >>> dr. oz putting his great skills to work after a taxi hit several people. dr. mehmet and his staff were w
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Aug 16, 2013 7:00pm EDT
departments in miami-dade and houston, texas, to the ohio department of transportation. >> we're looking at a future where, you know, police departments could deploy dozens of even hundreds of these flying robotic video cameras. >> reporter: they can do constant surveillance on 25 square mile areas and could be soon married to drones so inexpensive even small towns could afford them. how's this any different from a police car following behind me or an officer standing outside my house? >> there's a police officer who can see you. you can see them, right? what you don't know is if there's a camera up in the clouds following you everywhere you go. >> reporter: even those who support the technology say there have to be ways for the public to hold their local government accountable. >> which police officer was operating the system? where was the camera pointed when the drone was flying? what was it looking at? where was it located? >> reporter: money and budgets used to be a natural limit to local surveillance. towns could only afford so many cops and helicopters. but that may not matter as
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